LPN VS RN Pay

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    I was wondering if people could give me some feed back on the rate of pay as an RN and LPN and what type of facility you are working in thanks
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    I've made $18-22/hr as an LVN.
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    Oops, not in Indiana...
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    I work at a hospital as an LPN. I am a nurse with nursing responsibilities. Sad fact of the matter, new grad LPNs in a hospital (should they be lucky enough to get one) will start off at $14.36/hr. My hospital said my previous work experience did not count/factor into the pay scale because it was not acute care / hospital experience.

    The following wages are for LPNs without work experience, fresh from school.

    Hospital: $14.36/hr
    Behavioral health: $~17-ish/hr
    Methadone clinics: $15.50/hr
    Rehab (Kindred): $21/hr
    LTC (American Senior community): ~$17-ish
    Corrections (Corizon): $14.69/h ($18.50 as prn)
    grp home (Warner transitional): ~$19-$20/hr
    Assisted Living (The Stratford): $19.5
    St. Vincent clinic float pool: $17/hr
    Agency (Maxim): $16-$19/hr

    That's all I know from previous job offers I've received or have actually taken.



    Oh and for the RNs I know of (without experience)....

    St. Vincent: $21.6/hr
    Community: $22.5/hr
    Wishard: $20.50/hr (after one year: immediate jump to $21.5)
    IU health: ????
    Kindred (rehab): $29/hr
    Corrections (corizon): $21.75 or maybe it was $23ish/hr- don't remember.
    Agency (Maxim): $25-30+

    I hope this helped compare pay rates in Indiana. I'm kinda a snoop when it comes to these things b/c i like to know how much I'm getting rolled over now as an LPN vs what it will be like when I'm an RN.
    Last edit by libran1984 on Sep 18, '13
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    Quote from libran1984
    I work at a hospital as an LPN. I am a nurse with nursing responsibilities. Sad fact of the matter, new grad LPNs in a hospital (should they be lucky enough to get one) will start off at $14.36/hr. My hospital said my previous work experience did not count/factor into the pay scale because it was not acute care / hospital experience. The following wages are for LPNs without work experience, fresh from school. Hospital: $14.36/hr Behavioral health: $~17-ish/hr Methadone clinics: $15.50/hr Rehab (Kindred): $21/hr LTC (American Senior community): ~$17-ish Corrections (Corizon): $14.69/h ($18.50 as prn) grp home (Warner transitional): ~$19-$20/hr Assisted Living (The Stratford): $19.5 St. Vincent clinic float pool: $17/hr Agency (Maxim): $16-$19/hr That's all I know from previous job offers I've received or have actually taken. Oh and for the RNs I know of (without experience).... St. Vincent: $21.6/hr Community: $22.5/hr Wishard: $20.50/hr (after one year: immediate jump to $21.5) IU health: ???? Kindred (rehab): $29/hr Corrections (corizon): $21.75 or maybe it was $23ish/hr- don't remember. Agency (Maxim): $25-30+ I hope this helped compare pay rates in Indiana. I'm kinda a snoop when it comes to these things b/c i like to know how much I'm getting rolled over now as an LPN vs what it will be like when I'm an RN.
    Thanks for this information.

    I am an international student studying MSN with NP speciality. I am thinking of getting a job in between my masters to gain some experience and also stabilize myself economically. I have an active RN license and I am looking for a job in Lafayette area in Indiana.

    Can you guide me about the kind of jobs I should look for?

    I contacted with a nurse agency but they asked for work experience in US. Can you suggest me some other agency which doesn't require work experience?

    I would really appreciate your help.

    Thanks,
    Mandeep Kaur
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    I'm sorry, my friend. It's just a matter of timing. Apply everywhere u can.
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    Kindred pays thier nurses that much?? Even ASN's?
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    Quote from cathlabnurse4000
    Kindred pays thier nurses that much?? Even ASN's?
    Of course... Most are ASNs bc the BSNs flock to hospitals who generally prefer to have a higher BSN percentage of staff
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    I worked at a Kindred rehab facility (left in April 2013) on the transitional care unit & my base pay was $24/hr. Evening shift diff was $1.50....When I was an LPN, I made $19/hr there. That was in 2007-2008.


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